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Screening of “Standing Strong: Elizabeth Catlett”

Enjoy a screening of the Iowa-made film Standing Strong: Elizabeth Catlett followed by a discussion with the director, Kevin Kelley, and producer, Marie Wilkes, of this new film dedicated to the life and art of Elizabeth Catlett.

The Mid-America Emmy-nominated documentary includes footage and audio recordings of Catlett and interviews with friends who knew her personally. It covers her upbringing and education in Washington, D.C., her college years, and her dawning activism to her life as an artist/educator in Mexico.

The screening is in conjunction with the exhibition THE ART OF ELIZABETH CATLETT from the Collection of Samella Lewis at the Brunnier Art Museum Jan. 17 – May 10.


Jan 28 2024


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Brunnier Art Museum
Scheman Building, Iowa State University

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